People, businesses, sports teams, school classes and more.
Items from Danville and Catlin newspapers.
Miscellaneous historical stories:
Neighbors helping neighbors – Story
Coal around Catlin – Story
Catlin Fire Protection celebrates 50 years – Story
First National Bank of Catlin marks 100 years of business – Story
The Squires Family, Catlin Pioneers
Squires family from Catlin recalled by 1923 school reunion pamphlet. Story
Maple sugar making and a Maple Sugar Camp in Catlin are remembered. Story
Article from the February 2002 Newsletter reprints letters from Lt. William H. Busby (World War I) and Lt. Rose Caroline Krusich (World War II).
Links to information about the Catlin Fair and the Vermilion County Agricultural and Mechanical Association.
Database lists the original landowners in present-day Catlin Township with explanations and maps.
1936 newspaper interview with George Patterson who came to Catlin during the Civil War.
1961 newspaper article on history of the Opera House
On the Back
An 1879 end-of-year letter from Tilton Brothers to its customers.
Newsletter article by Shirley Nesbitt on Catlin inventor Charles V. Champion Sr.